The Anthropocene Reviewed

The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios


episode 34: Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your Name 250,000 Times

John Green reviews an Icelandic hot dog stand and the act of signing your name 250,000 times in a four-month period. 

The Anthropocene Reviewed book is out now! The San Francisco Chronicle called it the perfect book for "whenever you need a reminder of what it is to feel small and human in the best possible way."

Order a copy online or at your local bookstore:

John is on (virtual) tour this week to celebrate the book release. For more information and tickets:

A fan-made web site that allows readers of The Anthropocene Reviewed to share where each copy ends up:

Episode art by Nadim Silverman.


 2021-05-18  25m